The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Council votes to vacate seat


March 21, 2018

The Whitehall Town Council voted Monday night to vacate the seat of Ward 1 member Katy James.

In her motion to declare the vacancy, Council Member Montina Rawson referenced Montana Code 7-4-4-4111 “Determination of vacancy in municipal office”.

Rawson said Section 7 of the code states “the incumbent’s ceasing to be a resident of the city or town or, in the case of a city council member, ceasing to be a resident of the city council member’s ward. This subsection does not apply to an appointed municipal officer who resides outside the city or town limits with the approval of the...

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